45 Years of Jugnu. (30/08/1973)
Jugnu is produced and directed by Pramod Chakravorty.
The story is about an extremely intelligent crook with a “Golden” heart (Dharmendra), who has the remarkable ability to steal from the most protected setups. The movie also stars Hema Malini, Lalita Pawar, Mehmood, Prem Chopra, Nazir Hussain, Ajit, and Pran.
The music is by S. D. Burman and the lyrics by Anand Bakshi. It went on to become a box-office “Superhit”, becoming the second highest-grossing film of 1973.
Another notable feature of the film is the popular dialogue written by Sachin Bhowmick, “Baap ke naam kaa sahara kamzor log lete hai” which was said on two occasions by Dharmendra and Pran. It went on to become one of the most loved and famous dialogues of all-time in Hindi cinema.
Jugnu Remains a cult classic of Hindi cinema and represents one of Dharmendra’s finest performances. This film was remade into Tamil in 1980 as Guru.